Start building your fortune with the ultimate insider's guide to real estate investing The Insider's Guide to Making Money in Real Estate explains why real estate is a consistently profitable moneymaker and how everyday people just like you can build their fortune regardless of their credit score or how much money they have in the bank. It's true–you don't have to be rich to invest in real estate. It's the easiest, most leveraged method for building sustainable wealth over time, and it's open to everyone. In this practical, nuts-and-bolts guide, New York Times bestselling real estate authors Dolf de Roos and Diane Kennedy cover all the basics of investing and offer the kind of insider advice and little-known tips you won't find anywhere else. You'll get a wealth of bright ideas and smart investment moves, as well as examples, case studies, and true investing stories from successful investors just like you. Inside, you'll learn: * The ins and outs of commercial versus residential property * How to spot great bargains in neighborhoods with great potential * How to finance your investments with less-than-perfect credit * Quick tips for increasing the value of your property inexpensively * How to find reliable tenants who'll pay top dollar * Everything you need to know about property taxes and deductions * How to use tax benefits to increase your profits
This guide from bestselling real estate authors de Roos and Kennedy shows you how to use tax-free retirement funds to invest in real estate. Using real estate IRAs, you can combine the tax benefits of retirement funds with the high rates of appreciation in the real estate market, growing your retirement investments by leaps and bounds. This handy book shows you how.
Let Barb Schwarz—the creator of the Home Staging concept—show you what it takes to make it in the Home Staging industry. In 1972, Barb Schwarz coined the term «Staging» to refer to the process of preparing a home for sale, and turned her idea into a brand new industry. Today, thanks to Schwarz's pioneering efforts, Home Staging has become a big business with enormous profit potential. If you are thinking about starting a Home Staging business of your own or just want to improve upon an existing one, then Building a Successful Home Staging Business is the book for you. Written in a straightforward and accessible style, this practical guide will show you exactly how to set up a Home Staging business, and help you run and maintain the business as it grows. Some of the issues outlined throughout these pages include: How to write a business plan, market your company, and make the most of your resources How to work through the consulting, bidding, and Staging processes How to establish solid relationships with real estate agents and brokers How to obtain your Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) designation Filled with in-depth insights, expert advice, and proven strategies that Schwarz has developed over the course of her stellar career, Building a Successful Home Staging Business will put you in the perfect position to profit from the many opportunities that exist in this dynamic market.
Spend like a miser, profit like a mogul Who says you have to spend money to make money?Savvy real estate investors follow the examples of Donald Trump and Walt Disney, turning substantial profits on properties without incurring the debt, risk, and maintenance costs of ownership–and now, so can you! In How to Make Money with Real Estate Options, real estate expert Thomas Lucier introduces you to the low-risk, high-yield investment vehicle that can earn big bucks even for small investors. Lucier explains what real estate options are, how they work, and why they are the tools of choice for thousands of successful investors. Step by step, he shows you how to: * Locate potential option properties using the Internet, want ads, and «bird-dogs» * Contact and negotiate with property owners * Perform due diligence and avoid options pitfalls * Prepare an option agreement that protects you * Insure real estate options with title insurance * Package and sell optioned properties for optimum profits Packed with no-nonsense advice on how to identify the most profitable properties and manage every step of the option process, How to Make Money with Real Estate Options is a practical guide to one of the secret weapons of savvy investors.
You can still find plenty of good deals in a failing real estate market by applying the advice in The Peebles Path to Real Estate Wealth: How to Make Money in Any Market. Multimillionaire teal estate mogul R. Donahue Peebles makes it possible for you to always win in real estate, provided you have the right knowledge and exercise good judgment in the deals you make. Start with small investments and work up to bigger, more profitable properties; before you know it, you’ll be a smart investor earning large profits!
In Multiple Streams of Income, bestselling author Robert Allen presents ten revolutionary new methods for generating over $100,000 a year—on a part-time basis, working from your home, using little or none of your own money. For this book, Allen researched hundreds of income-producing opportunities and narrowed them down to ten surefire moneymakers anyone can profit from. This revised edition includes a new chapter on a cutting-edge investing technique.
What if you could consistently bring in $5,000 to $50,000 in real estate cash flow every month? Would you change the way you live your life? Every year, thousands of Americans do just that, using real estate to achieve the wealth and independence they've always dreamed of. In The Real Estate Fast Track, author David Finkel offers step-by-step guidance on building a real estate business that lets you earn more while you work less! You'll master all five of the core skills of the world's wealthiest investors and learn the advanced secrets that have helped Finkel's students and clients buy and sell over $1 billion of real estate, much of it without cash or credit. You'll build your real estate business until you can relax and watch the money flow in. Plus, there's more: Six forms of leverage you can tap into Five fun, easy systems to find deal after deal A simple, three-step system for safely evaluating any real estate deal Twenty-one advanced deal-structuring strategies to close even the toughest deal Fourteen advanced negotiating techniques to make up to an extra $25,000 per deal Ten contract pitfalls that trip up most investors Using true stories from real people to illustrate the basics of successful investing, this practical, step-by-step guide presents the kind of proven, reality-based advice you need to live the life of your dreams—with all the money and free time you want! «Naysayers look out! The Real Estate Fast Track discloses step-by-step strategies that practically guarantee immediate cash flow, no matter what the real estate market does. This stuff works.» —Diane Kennedy, bestselling coauthor of The Insider's Guide to Making Money in Real Estate and author of Loopholes of the Rich «This book is just like David: clear, organized, and intelligent with an easygoing style. The valuable information within is actually a blueprint or how-to manual on producing your own passive cash flowing real estate investment business! WOW, what an achievement!» —Bill Tan, President of the San Diego Creative Investors Association and BTi Investments, Inc. David Finkel is one of the nation's leading real estate experts. He is the coauthor of several books, including the Wiley titles Buying Real Estate Without Cash or Credit and How to Retire Fast Investing in Commercial Real Estate, as well as the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestseller Making Big Money Investing in Foreclosures Without Cash or Credit. Over the past decade, Finkel's clients have bought and sold over $1 billion of real estate.
"A declining market is the best market in which to make money." —Donald J. Trump With rising foreclosure rates, it's easy to find discount properties–especially in the abandoned property market. But how do you choose the best ones with the most profit potential? And how do you deal with the complexities and problems associated with abandoned properties? The Abandoned Property Investor's Kit gives you all the practical, effective tools you need to break into this lucrative real estate niche. Reggie Brooks, the #1 abandoned property specialist in North America, shows you how to find abandoned properties, locate the owners, negotiate a cheap sale, get the financing you need, and turn your investment into big bucks. Brooks also explains the tricky aspects of abandoned property investing and offers proven solutions for dealing with them. Inside, you'll discover how to: Start investing in your spare time, with little or no money down Find great properties in your market Use creative financing techniques like wraparound mortgages and subject-to deals Rehabilitate properties for increased curb appeal and higher rents or resale prices Negotiate to win with lenders and owners Understand purchase agreements and other documents Even without cash on hand or a massive line of credit, savvy investors can still make a bundle. This comprehensive guide shows you how.
FREE PROPERTY ANALYZER CD INSIDE Canadians in greater numbers than ever before are turning to real estate to build wealth. The Authentic Canadian Real Estate (ACRE) system is the first of its kind to show average Canadians how to profit from investing in residential real estate. In Real Estate Investing in Canada, you will discover how to cut through the hype and emotion of any real estate market and accurately assess the inherent risks and rewards. Whether you are buying your first property or your 100th, this book provides new-found tools, strategies and condence to help you achieve your investment goals. WHAT CANADIAN INVESTORS SAY ABOUT REAL ESTATE INVESTING IN CANADA AND DON R. CAMPBELL: «This is a great book. The information in just one of the chapters alone saved me over $28,000.» Michael Millenaar «Full of practical Canadian content and presented in an organized and respectful system. It directly addresses how to get the money and financing you need to purchase real estate and achieve your goals.» Tamara MacLaren «One of Don Campbell's great gifts is his near-genius ability to take something that appears complex and break it down into a simple step-by-step system that anyone can follow. I am convinced that everyone will thoroughly enjoy, and more important, benefit financially, by reading this book.» Russell Westcott «The power of Real Estate Investing in Canada lies in the super simple, market-proven system that it offers you. It makes real estate dreams possible for any Canadian. If you are serious about learning the truth, cutting through the hype and being successful, this is your real estate bible!» Valden Palm, MisterRRSP.com The markets across the country are continually shifting and you must keep on top of the latest information. So, as a bonus, every registered reader of Real Estate Investing in Canada will have proprietary access to critical forms and ongoing market research at www.realestateinvestingincanada.com.
The ultimate resource for Canadian residential landlords. Anyone can become a landlord, but not everyone will be a profitable landlord. Distilling over 35 years of his first-hand experience, Doug Gray, one of Canada’s most respected real estate authors and experts, guides readers on how to become a successful landlord. Following the effective and proven formula of his previous bestsellers, The Canadian Landlord Guide fills the void of information on Canadian landlording. Some of the covered topics include: Principles and formulas for profitable landlording Understanding how the real estate market works The pitfalls of real estate investing and how to avoid them Types of rental formats Where to get information on prospective properties How to finance real estate investments The legal aspects of buying and renting property Tenant selection Property maintenance Filled with easy-to-understand and credible advice, The Canadian Landlord Guide is a must-have resource for all Canadian landlords. Seasoned professionals and aspiring beginners alike will find Doug Gray’s landlording guide to be one of their key tools in their quest for real estate success. Doug Gray, B.A., LL.B. (Vancouver, BC) has been buying, renovating, and renting real estate for 35 years. In addition to being a successful real estate entrepreneur, Doug has written over 28 bestselling real estate, business, and personal finance titles, including Making Money in Real Estate (978-0-470-83620-0) and The Canadian Snowbird Guide (978-0-470-15375-8).